Vital Voices Council of the Bay Area

Building an Active Supporter Base

in San Francisco and its surrounding areas to establish partnership opportunities and educational opportunities to the local community.

Council Members

Temi Adamolekun, Founder, Pembroke PR

Michelle AlberdaFinancial Advisor, CFP®, CLU®, PWA®

Susie Tompkins Buell, Entrepreneur

Vanessa Hartigan, President, Trusted Ventures LLC

Stacey Kelly EgideCEO, Andalou Naturals

Julia Jackson, Family Spokesperson and Vinter, Jackson Family Wines

Heather King, Partner, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP 

Danielle Kraaijvanger, Research Fellow – Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Stanford University

Jill KramerPresident and CEO, The Kramer Family Foundation

Janet Lamkin, California President at United Airlines 

Elizabeth MinickManaging Director, Head of Global Cross Currency Products and Strategic Client Capabilities, Bank of America Merrill Lynch 

Alexandra MosesVice Chair of the Board of Trustees, Mills College

Belinda Munoz, Executive Director, the Susie Tompkins Buell Foundation

Sheila Rabaut, CFP, Associate Director, Wealth Advisory Team, BakerAvenue

Roselyne Swig, Community Activist

Carly Webster, Associate, Accel-KKR

Victoria Zitrin, Owner, VBoutique

Recent Events

10/14/2016 -2nd Annual San Francisco Event

On October 14th, Vital Voices Council of the Bay Area hosted its second annual Vital Voices San Francisco Event at the SFJAZZ Center.

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06/21/2016 -Vital Voices Reception

On June 21, Jill Kramer hosted a reception at the Metropolitan Club of San Francisco featuring Malini Patel, VP for Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship and three VV GROW Fellows, Wafa Alobaidat from Bahrain, Habiba Ali from Nigeria, and Gabriela Lemoine from Argentina.

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06/20/2016 -Vital Voices Dinner

On June 20, Michelle Swenson, Sue Ten, and Elisabeth Waymire hosted a dinner at MacArthur Park restaurant in Palo Alto featuring Vital Voices leader Elsa D’Silva from India.

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06/15/2016 -Vital Voices Reception

In June 2015, Michelle Swenson hosted a Vital Voices reception featuring Karla Ruiz Cofiño, a Guatemalan entrepreneur who helps people connect with the world and use their influence to improve it.

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03/24/2016 -Vital Voices Dinner

In March 2016, Vital Voices hosted a dinner featuring Mu Sochua, a champion of anti-trafficking efforts from Cambodia.

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10/23/2015 -Vital Voices Luncheon

On October 23, Roselyne Swig hosted an intimate luncheon and discussion at the Villa Taverna featuring the Honorable Madeleine Albright.

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09/30/2015 -1st Annual San Francisco Event

On September 30, 2015 Vital Voices Council of the Bay Area hosted the 1st Vital Voices San Francisco event featuring Yin Myo Su of Myanmar, Kah Walla of Cameroon, and Samar Minallah Khan of Pakistan.

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03/08/2015 -Vital Voices Dinner

In May 2015, Roselyne Swig hosted a Vital Voices Dinner featuring Paula Ledesma of Argentina.

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03/01/2015 -Vital Voices Dinner

In March 2015, in celebration of International Women’s Day, Vital Voices hosted a dinner featuring Dr. Victoria Kisyombe of Tanzania.

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11/19/2014 -Council of the Bay Area Launch

In November 2014, Roselyne Swig hosted the launch of the Bay Area Council featuring Dr. Victoria Kisyombe.

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